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Co-Op - Mechanical Engineer - Peachtree City, GA

Engineering and Architecture

Mechanical Engineer


Peachtree City, Georgia, United States

What you’ll do:

Position Overview:

The Product Development Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the creative design and development of intelligent vehicle-to-home/grid (V2X) power management products, plus other IoT-connected products and system solutions. This position will contribute to the overall mechanical design of the product with involvement from project initiation thru manufacturing launch, plus ongoing developments.

Functional responsibility includes design, testing and certification of the components plus systems as well as product qualification for performance, reliability, DFMA, and cost optimization of the final product. This position will work closely with the Engineering Manager, Program Manager, other Mechanical Engineers and System Architects, Electrical Engineers, Product Line Marketing Manager, and Operations team members, Sourcing and Manufacturing personnel to develop the products in an organized and expedient fashion per our Pro-Launch process.

As the V2X Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and designing new products that will penetrate the national and international markets. This role will also require you to project manage some of these projects to completion using a phase gate project management platform, working cross-functionally with other business areas including Marketing, Sales, and Operations. It will require you to have strong communication skills, ambition, drive, strong engineering experience, with enthusiasm in the product design arena. The position responsibilities also entail the identification of product adjacencies and identification and execution of cost savings initiatives through Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE).

What you’ll do:

  • Perform mechanical engineering, CAD solid modeling, design simulation, product specifications, drawing packages, Bill of Material (BOM) and Engineering Change Order (ECO) creation, systems development, product testing and design validation
  • Design parts and assemblies which include component types including: sheet metal, plastics, mechanisms, electrical and wiring, packaging
  • Participate in new product development/introduction, innovation, idea creation and implementation, prototype assembly and testing, DFMA assessments, plus other design-to-industrialization activities
  • Participate in project management and engaging with multi-disciplined teams to achieve goals using ProLaunch and other project management tools
  • Participate in Voice of the Customer (VOC) product and market requirements research
  • Maintain and upgrades existing products, plus VA/VE activities
  • Provide assistance with 3rd party certifications such as UL, CSA, ISTA, and other regulatory agencies
  • Ensure timely completion to project commitment dates


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution with graduation no later than August 2026

• Minimum of one internship or co-op experience or an equivalent of 3 months work experience completed at the time of this application

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please don't round).

Preferred Qualifications:

• 2+ years engineering product development experience of electromechanical products in adherence to stringent regulatory safety compliance requirements


• Understanding of phase gate project management tools and techniques

• Experience working in a global business environment and with remote teams

• Knowledge using ERP systems

• Voice of the Customer (VOC) experience

• CAD/SolidWorks/CREO solid modeling experience and the ability to develop detailed 2D drawings with tolerance controls plus management of engineering documents via Engineering Change Order process

• Experience performing various engineering tests and analyzing results

• Contribute to team-driven product development projects with high level of personal accountability, and excellent communication skills

• Adherence to Zero Incident Safety culture and processes

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